burden of a secret, Amy Merritt, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
Testimonies

The Burden of a Secret: A Wife’s Testimony, Part Two

Read Part One here if you haven't had a chance: Amy continues her story of God's grace through the unburdening of a deeply guarded secret... Part One may be found here! That night, as I stood behind the couch facing my biggest fear and the single most hurtful thing I had done to my husband and… Continue reading The Burden of a Secret: A Wife’s Testimony, Part Two

Heather Norman Smith, Faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear, Baby Steps of Faith, Mustard Seed, Contributing Writer
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A Baby Step of Faith

Crunching numbers has never been my strong suit. As a word person, and not a math person, I avoid it when possible. When I reflect on it, however, I realize how important numbers have been on my personal journey to faith beyond fear. Eleven years ago, I gave birth to my first daughter. When she… Continue reading A Baby Step of Faith

Devotionals

Expected Visitor: A Devotional of Faith Beyond Fear

Expected Visitor Jenny expected a visitor, so as moonbeams danced through the curtains, she welcomed the day. She sipped cocoa, rocked in her easy chair, and thanked God for His Word. Her Bible was to her the best love-letter ever; each promise masterfully written for her. She thought about the Bible Study she attended two… Continue reading Expected Visitor: A Devotional of Faith Beyond Fear

Prison of Shame, Lisa Williams, Faith Beyond Fear, Testimony
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Prison of Shame

Prison of Shame Y’all. We all struggle with it. Most of us have been motivated by it a time or two, and if we’re honest, we’ve used it to motivate others too. It’s a silent, dark prison many of us struggle to break free from. I’m talking about shame. From its earliest appearance in the… Continue reading Prison of Shame

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Devotionals

When I Run from My Fears

Runners know the inherent dangers of the sport. While we all face the possibility of injury, individual runners also grapple with location-based hazards. I’m a Florida-based runner, which means every so often, I run past signs like this one: As a friend of mine likes to point out, that sign is obviously meant for out-of-towners,… Continue reading When I Run from My Fears

Jennifer Cotney, definition of fear, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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Redefining Fear

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word fear. It’s an interesting word with multiple meanings. Profound reverence The noun definitions for fear describe human emotions like danger or anxiety. One definition describes  a different emotion: an intense respect toward God. Not respect in an undefined deity, or the concept of some cosmic force. Not even… Continue reading Redefining Fear

Amy Merritt, Flying through the air with faith, Faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear
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Flying Through the Air with Faith

Family Camp, an idyllic location in the middle of the piney woods of East Texas where families unplug from the world and spend a week with the Lord and each other. We made plans almost a year ago to come to Family Camp. We sat on the waiting list until a few months ago, but… Continue reading Flying Through the Air with Faith

chip mattis, faithbeyondfear.com, faith beyond fear, Alynda Long, alyndalong.com
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Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

How do we learn to fear? Is it ingrained in us by our parents or is there a fear gene? Maybe we get burned and become overly cautious. We can all admit fear isn’t always bad. It protects us from danger. “That lion looks hungry…” “That ledge looks narrow.” “Run, Daphne! I see a clown!”… Continue reading Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

Dreaded F Word, Norma Poore, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com, alyndalong.com, Alynda Long, Why do I fear?, Isaiah, Christian Blog,
Faith Beyond Fear

 The Dreaded F Word: Overcoming Fear

The dreaded F word, FEAR. It rears its ugly head often in my life even though God says, “Do not fear.” Plagued by fear of not being good enough, I have struggled with this issue due to abuse in my early childhood and young adulthood, leaving me to feel like not even God could use… Continue reading  The Dreaded F Word: Overcoming Fear

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Faith Beyond Fear

Faith Beyond Fear is…

Choosing to step beyond: fear of the unknown, Anxiety over losing someone or something we love, Dread of looming health issues, Fear of failure, Fear of success, Or any of the innumerable ways fear can attack. Nothing makes the enemy happier than for us to tremble in fear. It doesn't mean we move forward when… Continue reading Faith Beyond Fear is…